Know More About Communications and Information Technology Multinational Corporation: Nokia
Nokia Corporation is a Finnish multinational communications corporation that specializes in manufacturing mobile devices as well as mobile and fixed telecom networks. The company was named after the small town in which the founder, Fredrik Idestam transformed his firm into a share company. The mobile devices manufactured cover every major market segment and protocol including GSM, CDMA, and W-CDMA (UMTS). Besides that, the company also has a subsidiary registered as Nokia Siemens Networks that produces telecommunications network equipment, solutions and services. Nokia also provides its own digital map information through another wholly-owned subsidiary called Navteq.
Nokia Mobile Phones
Nokia has produced a variety of mobile phones to fit the needs of each market segment. Their latest models include those from the Nokia N series, Nokia E series and the Nokia Xpress Music series. Traditionally, Nokia’s different series of mobile phones were categorized according to the first of the four numbers that made up their name (eg. Nokia 3310, Nokia 5300, Nokia 8810). This naming method continues until today with each series having its own distinct feature. Nokia had also previously produced its first gaming phone called the Nokia N-Gage with the help of its subsidiary, Sega.
Nokia Mini Laptops
In April 2009, Nokia expanded into the mini laptop market with the launch of their very own Nokia Bookelet 3G. The booklet comes with AT&T data connect plans for 3G connectivity as well as a hot-swappable SIM card.